A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 289 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (180 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 578.88 km (360 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:42:42 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aus0. Id of event: us2000aus0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 01:42:42 / September 26, 2017 @ 1:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2892 West, latitude -18.0618 South, depth = 578.88 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 289 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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